Austin Peay 78, E. Kentucky 51

Josh Terry scored 22 points and Austin Peay defeated Eastern

Kentucky 78-51 on Saturday night.

Terry was 8 of 10 shooting as the Governors (7-6, 3-0 Ohio

Valley Conference) made 52.6 percent from the field (30 of 57).

Austin Peay, which was 17 of 29 from the floor in the first

half, never trailed and scored eight straight to build a 16-7

advantage early. The Governors ended the first half on an 11-2 run

to lead 40-25 at halftime.

The Colonels, who lost for the 17th time in the last 18 meetings

against Austin Peay, brought it to 51-42 on Taylor Filipek’s jumper

with 11:10 remaining. However, they wouldn’t make another shot over

the next nine minutes as Austin Peay pulled away on a 25-3 run.

Melvin Baker added 14 points for the Governors, Tyshwan

Edmondson 12 and John Fraley 10.

Eastern Kentucky (5-6, 1-2) was led by Spencer Perrin with 11